January 8, 2009
No. A/1

Minister Day to Travel to California

The Honourable Stockwell Day, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, will travel to Los Angeles, California, from January 8 to 10 to attend a series of trade-related meetings.

While in California, Minister Day will meet with senior government officials, as well as representatives from the business and academic communities. He will address the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, highlighting Canada-California commercial relations. Minister Day will also visit the Museum of Tolerance.

Event:  Speech (open to media)
Date: Friday, January 9, 2009
Time: 12 p.m. PST
Location:  Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
350 South Bixel Street
Los Angeles, California

Event:  Media availability
Date: Friday, January 9, 2009
Time:  2 p.m. PST
Location: Museum of Tolerance
9760 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, California

For more information, please contact:

Mélisa Leclerc
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway
613-992-6186

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-996-2000